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Written by on 31/08/2021

Taste of Dublin

Savour the Moment this September at Taste of Dublin 2021! Why not come share food with friends while making brand new memories over some of the best cuisine the city has to offer.

1st-5th September
Iveagh Gardens, Saint Stephen’s Green, Park, Dublin 2
Tickets From €20.00

Liberties Fun Run

On Wednesday, 1st of September, St James’s Hospital Foundation will celebrate the 13th annual Liberties Fun Run in aid of St James’s Hospital. This unique 4 mile timed road race takes participants through the heart of old Dublin and attracts in excess of 1,000 participants every year. Starting and finishing in the beautiful grounds of the Irish Royal Hospital Kilmainham, the route takes in some of the most famous sites throughout the Liberties including St James’s Gate, Francis Street, The Coombe and Fatima.

1st September
The Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Military Road, Saint James’ (part of Phoenix Park), Dublin 8
Tickets From €25 or Free if you fundraise

Live at Tallaght Stadium

Live at the Stadium is a one-night only live gig celebrating the return of live music to Dublin! Held in Tallaght Stadium on Thursday 2nd September. Featuring live performance from Jerry Fish and the Mudbug Club.

2nd September
Tallaght Stadium, Whitestown Way, Oldbawn, Dublin 24
Tickets From €20.00

RÓISÍN WHITE-These Dark Shapes

Pallas Projects are pleased to present These Dark Shapes by Róisín White, the 7th exhibition in the Artist-Initiated Projects 2020/21 programme. These Dark Shapes is a totem to a feeling. These shapes grew in the body, they grew and took up space.

2nd-18th September
Pallas Projects/Studios, The Coombe, The Liberties, Dublin 8

Circus 250: Daring Dames

Circus250 is a Community Interest Company dedicated to making circus with purpose and reaching new audiences in exciting and spectacular shows.

3rd September
Ballyroan Library, 54 Orchardstown Avenue, Rathfarnham
Free (Registration Required)

The Burial at Thebes

A fast paced modern version of Seamus Heaney’s ‘The Burial at Thebes’ based on the ancient Greek classic ‘Antigone’ by Sophocles. A young woman buries her dead brother despite a state proclamation that his body must be left to rot in the street. A powerful and tragic tale of personal morality versus state decree.

3rd-4th September
Smock Alley Theatre, 1662, Exchange Street Lower, Temple Bar, Dublin
Tickets From €20.00


The Grand Social and Oíche Events are proud to announce a brand new festival collaboration introducing, POPCYCLE 2021, Dublin’s latest underground soul festival.

4th-5th September
The Grand Social, Liffey Street Lower, North City, Dublin 1
Tickets From €20.00

Head2Head Walk

After a very successful Head2Head Virtual Walk in 2020 with amazing support from walkers across Ireland and Overseas (including our soldiers from the 116 Irish Polish Battalion in Lebanon), the annual Head2Head Walk is on Sunday 5th September 2021.

5th September
Sandymount, County Dublin
Tickets From €15.00

Vulpynes & The Lee Harvey

Vulpynes & The Lee Harvey’s will perform a socially distant Button Factory show on Sunday, September 5th 2021!

5th September
The Button Factory, Curved Street, Temple Bar, Dublin
Tickets From €20.00

Tea Dance Tunes

NCH invite people living with dementia, their carers and families to enjoy an online concert of favourite songs and music. Join vocalists and guest musicians for a special ‘Tea Dance Tunes’ concert of popular ballads, seasonal songs and light opera, in your home.

8th-29th September

The Handsome Family

The Handsome Family have written some of the most haunting and beautiful songs in American music. During a 30-year career, Brett and Rennie Sparks have created songs that transform the mundane landscape of modern life into a place of mysterious portent.

9th September
Liberty Hall Theatre, Eden Quay, North City, Dublin 1
Tickets From €25.00


Dublin 5-piece STEREOTYPE takes to The Grand Social stage! Formed in December 2018, the band is made up of Ray Gilligan (singer/songwriter), Anthony Healy (guitar), Gavin Healy (Bass), Darren Bolger (Keyboards), Tony Brereton (drums).

10th September
The Grand Social, Liffey Street Lower, North City, Dublin 1
Tickets From €16.50

Dublin Fringe Festival 2021-SuperFlux

This September, The Fringe Festival will be a playground for possibility. We want to run ourselves ragged, chasing after your big ideas until the sun comes up. Let’s spin stories, catch the undercurrent, hop the fence, edge our chalk on the ground. Let’s see-saw together on the edge of the future.

11th-26th September
Dublin Citywide
Tickets Varies

The 4 of Us

Following a year and a half of lockdown and performing on-line, The 4 of Us are raring to go with their new live acoustic show, showcasing new songs as well as songs from their extensive back catalogue.

11th September
Pavilion Theatre, Marine Road, Dún Laoghaire, Dublin
Tickets From €25.00

Least Like the Other

An explosive and thought-provoking work of experimental music theatre. It traces events in the life of Rosemary, eldest daughter of Joe and Rose Kennedy, sister of JFK, using heavily redacted materials from the archives, and only recently pieced together by biographers and academics.

11th-18th September
O’Reilly Theatre, Great Denmark St, Rotunda, Dublin
Tickets From €35.00

National Bike Week

Bike Week is a celebration and promotion of the benefits of cycling. This year, Bike Week will kick off on Sunday September 12th and end on Saturday September 18th. A variety of events both on the ground and online will be held throughout Ireland.

12th-18th September
Online & Various Location Around Dublin

Joanne McNally Live

Join Joanne McNally for an hour of comedic confession as she tells you about her life and tries to find out about yours. Sweetheart, nightmare & Dublin Fringe Festival Awards Best Performer Nominee, stand-up comedian Joanne McNally returns to the festival with sixty minutes of fun, live and in the room.

12th-17th September
Project Arts Centre, Essex Street East, Temple Bar, Dublin 2
Tickets From €16.00

Dublin Climate Action Week

Dublin Climate Action Week is a one-week programme running from the 13th – 19th September 2021, which aims to showcase and inspire climate action across the Dublin region.

13th-19th September
Online and Various Locations

Rescue Annie

The Fringe Festival introduces a new live theatre performance exploring the twin human obsessions of intimacy and autonomy in a show that begins in an intimacy coordination workshop and ends with an out-of-body experience.

13th-18th September
Abbey Theatre, Abbey Street Lower, North City, Dublin 1
Tickets From €14.00

Blade Runner Live

Experience Ridley Scott’s multi-Academy Award®-nominated cult classic, Blade Runner (2007 Final Cut), on a vast HD screen accompanied by The Avex Ensemble performing Greek composer Vangelis’ original – synthesiser led score in sync with the film.

14th September
Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Docklands, Dublin
Tickets From €54.85

Tech Career Fair

They will be hosting a Tech Career Fair with their hiring partners from fast growing startups and Fortune 500 companies in technology.  There will be a focus on helping companies achieve their diversity and inclusivity initiative with more diverse candidates to their talent pool.

14th September

Backwards Up A Rainbow

Rosaleen Linehan has led an extraordinary life. Joining her for these very special performances is Conor Linehan – composer, dazzling pianist, and the youngest of her four children. Featuring songs written by Rosaleen and her late husband Fergus, as well as a wealth of stories from her life and career to date, ‘Backwards up a Rainbow’ runs for 11 in-person performances only and is also available to watch online from the comfort of your home.

15th-26th September
Pavilion Theatre, Marine Road, Dún Laoghaire, Dublin
Tickets From€40.00

Culture Night

Culture Night / Oíche Chultúir is brought to you by the Arts Council, it is a national moment, celebrating all that makes up the richness and diversity of culture in Ireland today, connecting people to cultural activities locally and nationally and aims to open up pathways to ongoing engagement.

17th September

Mike Massé

Don’t miss this amazing show of Mike performing some of the best classic rock songs of all time acoustically, The Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel, U2, Elton John…. His YouTube video views are in the MILLIONS, a really unique talent.

17th September
dlr Mill Theatre Dundrum, Dundrum, Dublin
Tickets From €29.00

David Kitt

David Kitt performs his first Dublin shows to a live audience since January 2020 following the top ten release of his career retrospective album ‘20’.

17th-19th September
The Sugar Club, Leeson Street Lower, Saint Kevin’s, Dublin
Tickets From €20.00

Stand Up at The Grand Social Beer Garden

With the uncertainty of the easing of restrictions and when live venues can return, a comedian Ailish McCarthy attempts the impossible – scheduling a live gig as part of this years Culture Night. The night is promised to be electric with some of the hardest working, award winning comedians. Join them as they delight and bring you an evening of laughter to remember and enjoy.

17th September
The Grand Social, Liffey Street Lower, North City, Dublin 1
Tickets Free

Dermot Whelan-MindFull

Today FM star and comedian, Dermot Whelan, announces his second date for his unique stress-busting show to the stage for the first time. A certified meditation teacher, Dermot will give you the tools you need to destress through meditation and find more happiness and fulfillment, all delivered in his much-loved comedic style.

18th-19th September
The Helix, DCU, Collins Avenue, Dublin 9
Tickets From €27.50

Vhi Virtual Women’s Mini Marathon

Registration for Vhi Virtual Women’s Mini Marathon is now open! Enter today and walk, jog or run 10k on 19th September 2021!

19th September
Tickets From €15.00

The Dublin Festival of History

The Dublin Festival of History is an annual free festival, brought to you by Dublin City Council, and organised by Dublin City Libraries, in partnership with the Dublin City Council Culture Company.

20th September-10th October
Various Location Around Dublin

The Business Show Sustainability

Sustainability is at the heart of building and protecting the future for us, our friends and families, and for generations to come. The growing clarion call for businesses to be on the path to zero carbon means that sustained pro-action is needed by all stakeholders in the business community.

22nd September

Foil, Arms & Hog

Irish comedy, Potato, Potato, Potato, Potato, Potato, Potato, Potato, Potato, Potato, Potato, Potato, Potato, Potato, you racist. Due to phenomenal demand, former children and regular eaters, Foil Arms & Hog have announced 3 dates at the iconic Vicar Street on September 23rd, 24th & 25th  with their brand new show, ‘Swines’.

23rd-25th September
Vicar Street, Thomas Street, The Liberties, Dublin 8
Tickets From€30.00

A Wilde Fan

Through his plays, poetry, prose and extraordinary life, Oscar Wilde has been a constant source of inspiration and obsession for acclaimed actor Myles Breen. Reuniting with director Liam O’Brien (Language UnBecoming A Lady / The Bachelor of Kilkish), the international award-winning company presents their 15th production on tour.

23rd September
Draiocht Blanchardstown, Blanchardstown
Tickets From€16.00

Once Before I Go

‘Once Before I Go’ is an intensely moving world premiere from Phillip McMahon, co-creator of the iconic sensation RIOT! Told against the backdrop of Dublin’s burgeoning gay rights movement of the 1980s and 1990s and the contemporary LGBTQ+ community of today, the play charts the close friendship of Lynn, Daithí and the luminous Bernard, and sits on the exhilarating edge between comedy, tragedy and melodrama.

24th September- 23rd October
Gate Theatre, Rotunda, Dublin 1
Tickets From€46.50

Cassiopeia Winds

‘Cassiopeia Winds’ is a group of five exceptional musicians whose sheer joy in performing together is contagious, bringing a real sense of excitement and fun to their music making.

25th September
Draiocht Blanchardstown, Blanchardstown
Tickets From €14.00

Intimate City: Dublin's Essay by Peter Sirr

This September, our book clubs will read and discuss Intimate City, Dublin Essays by Peter Sirr. How well do you think you know the city of Dublin? Do you ever find something catching your eye on a street that you have walked every day and never noticed before?

28th-30th September

Dublin Theatre Festival

At the heart of The Dublin Theatre Festival is the city of Dublin – its people and its stories – and a commitment to contributing to the vibrant social and cultural life of our capital. Their mission is to present a programme of exceptional theatrical experiences that will appeal to the diverse communities and visitors that make up Dublin.

29th September- 3rd October
Dublin Theatre Festival, Essex Street East, Temple Bar, Dublin 2
Tickets Varies

GAZE International LGBTQ+ Film Festival

GAZE International LGBTQ+ Film Festival Dublin celebrates LGBTQ+ storytelling.
Our exciting programme of films and events engages filmmakers and audiences in a vibrant social experience at IFI Dublin and Light House Cinema.

29th September- 3rd October
IFI Dublin & Light House Cinema
Tickets Varies